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Mike Huckabee Claims LGBTQ Rights Are The ‘Greatest Threat’ To America's Morality
The former Arkansas governor said marriage equality threatens the U.S. Others criticized "these dangerous, exclusionary voices" in the Christian church.
Ellen Page Calls Out Chris Pratt for Supporting 'Infamously Anti-LGBTQ Church'
Young, hip evangelical churches like Zoe and Hillsong have attracted a slew of celebrity followers -- while being privately unsupportive of same-sex marriage.
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Most Americans Don't Want Businesses To Discriminate Against LGBTQ People: Study
The majority of religious groups believe that small-business owners should serve all customers, regardless of sexual orientation.
20 Lessons I've Learned Since Leaving The Church
Due to the routine state-sanctioned violence that is being inflicted on my people, and the inadequate response from the church (among other things), I have decided to remove myself entirely from a system that claims to value my soul, but fails to show up for my Black body.
Fatherhood: A Legacy of Love, Lessons and Life
International recording artist and well-renowned worship leader
The fact that God gave me little lives to look after, nurture, cultivate and be a good steward over helps me to see how much He trusts my judgment and commitment to what He's given me to do on earth. I am humbled at the responsibility.
Disciples Of Christ Church Threatens A Boycott Over New Indiana Bill That Allows LGBT Discrimination
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday afternoon said in a statement that his organization, which hosts the men’s basketball
Turkey's Opportunity With the Ecumenical Patriarchate
The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is an ace up the strategic sleeve of the Turkish state; it can be used to advance peace and preach unity.
Saints and the Secular Republic
Joseph Loconte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History, King's College in New York City
One evening I noticed a small group of children running and dancing about, and among them a little boy was limping. There was something wrong with his leg -- perhaps a birth defect -- but he was playing right along with his friends.
The Tomb of Jesus and the Body of Christ
Richard W. Kropf
Author of over a half-a-dozen books
A presentation a few years back on the Discovery Channel about "The Lost Tomb of Jesus" was just one of the more recent exhibits
Jesus' Sex Life on the 'Down Low'
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
I just find it hard to believe that this wandering rabbi and his gang of 12 surely horny men were unmarried and celibate.
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What People Are Really Thinking When They Invite you to Church
Spiritual Mommy Blogger with a Political twist at BetweenBlueW...
Just over two years ago, I picked up a free Bible. I had read it before but, this time, almost instantly, in a wave of emotions and realizations and revelations and a wide variety of indescribable sensations, I became a Christian. It happened.
3 Other Things Christians Ought to Worry About
Author, Why Can't We Talk? Christian Wisdom on Dialogue as a H...
We've spent decades fighting over sex, sexuality, and gender. To a large extent, however, we have missed speaking out on other weighty matters: the megatrends of our age.
How to Avoid a Religious Apocalypse: 6 Changes the Church Needs to Make
Author of "Open Boxes: the gifts of living a full and connecte...
Study after study tells us that Americans are leaving religion in droves, with the number of spiritual but not religious increasing dramatically. Though some of these predictions may be an over-dramatization, significant changes in organized religion are inevitable and necessary.
The Nerd Gospel
Author of "Leaving A-Holiness Behind," Host of Homebrewed Cult...
No degree of social savvy makes someone immune to insecurity, doubt, emotional struggle or even an occasional case of the "nerds." Our faith communities should be the place where each of us is most comfortable exploring that inner nerd.
Watkins Re-elected President of Disciples
"We need to talk honestly about the gospel message as it relates to race and sexual orientation in our church," she said
Does The Church Have a Future?
Actor. Comedian. Activist. Social Media Manager
For centuries, the psychology of the Church has camped out in two areas: psychosis or neurosis. This cause of psychosis stems from the reality that somewhere along the line the Church replaced God.
The Rapture Effect: Finding the Church's Voice When It Really Matters
David A. Davis
Pastor, preacher, teacher,
It is much less a credit to Harold Camping's marketing machine, much less a problem with the obsessive behavior of the media, and much more an indictment of the rest of us who seek to bring faith and life together in relevant ways.
Are We 'Nones' Becoming a Virtual Congregation?
Dr. Steve McSwain
Speaker, Author, Counselor to Congregations, Interfaith Ambass...
You don't have to go to church to know God. As far as I can tell, Jesus himself seldom attended any "organized religious" gatherings of his day.
THE WORLD POST
Epiphany, Or Three Kings Day Celebrations Around The World (PHOTOS)
Though Christmas may be fading into memory for much of the western world (save for those lingering credit card bills), many
Easter All The Year
Dr Susan Corso
Executive Director, Divine Center for Queer Renewal, spiritual...
Easter Sunday. Before you rise from your bed, give thanks. Remember your dream if you can. This is the day of your resurrection as a fearless being. Stretch. Laugh. Pray.
What Would Jesus Do? Ask Thomas Jefferson
Director of the Gonzo Foundation
While reading Barack Obama's
The Audacity of Hope
yesterday, I was reminded of the man (the third president) who distilled the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Pre-Inaugural Memo to Rev. Rick Warren: Read Rev. William Sloane Coffin
Coffin passed on in the spring of 2006, but his open letter remains an inspiring and enduring testimony that deserves Rev. Rick Warren's attention.
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